Posts Tagged ‘Florida’

In terms of overall water quality Florida ranks near last in a recent study conducted by the Natural Resources Defense Council. There are multiple reasons for Florida’s sub-par water quality: tourism and overall growth are booming, but drinking water supplies untainted by saltwater or wastewater are severely limited. In light of this water quality reality […]

Residents in Jacksonville may find themselves confused regarding the water quality in their sprawling city. Many local citizens complain about the subjective water quality of the tap water, assuring local news outlets like News4Jax that the often strange smell and the metallic taste of the water convince them to either go with bottled water or […]

florida sinkhole

Citizens in Central Florida are gravely concerned after a sinkhole caused more than 250 million gallons of toxic waste to leak into a fresh water aquifer in Polk County, Florida, which is used as the primary source of drinking water for the state. Among the harmful contaminants in the wastewater is phosphogypsum, a radioactive substance […]

Scale Build Up in your Water Heater

Consumers generally do their research when it comes to purchasing appliances. They not only look for competitive pricing amongst manufacturers, but consider the efficiency and how expensive the unit is to operate. The familiar Energy Star logo and label serve as testament to their cost effectiveness, but what about the water that runs through it? […]